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Saints rookie QB Jake Haener suspended by the NFL for 6 games

Haener will be eligible to return on October 16th.

NFL: Preseason-Houston Texans at New Orleans Saints Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

New Orleans Saints rookie quarterback Jake Haener has been suspended without pay for the first six games of the 2023 regular season for violating the NFL Policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Haener released a statement regarding his suspension via his personal Twitter/X account:

Haener was selected by the Saints in the 4th round of the 2023 NFL Draft and played in all three preseason games. With this suspension, he will not be able to eligible to return to the Saints active roster until Monday, October 16th. Taysom Hill is currently listed as the third quarterback on the Saints depth chart.

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